Tuesday December 6, 2016

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Join AJ Productions and cast of Aladdin for a magical adventure this Christmas. Starring XFactors sensational Bre Music as Aladdin. Meet the beautiful Princess, the hilarious Widow Twankey, Wishy Washy and the dastardly Abanazer. An unmissable...
Majestic Theatre, Darlington, Durham TS5 6AU
Today to Fri 9 Dec

Over the years, The Bowes Museum has either acquired or identified pieces already in its collections that were bought and used by the Bowes family in the 18th & 19th centuries, as they advanced socially and joined the ranks of the aristocracy and...
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Today to Wed 18 Jan

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops. Suitable for over 16’s or under 16’s accompanied by an adult. £20 per person. To book contact bookings@aucklandcastle.org or call 01388 743 797
Auckland Castle Durham DL14 7NR
Today

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops. Suitable for over 16’s or under 16’s accompanied by an adult. £15 per person. To book contact bookings@aucklandcastle.org or call 01388 743 797
Auckland Castle Durham DL14 7NR
Today

Creative sessions for 0-5 year olds. Come and explore in this creatively nurturing session, to engage children’s minds, hands and imaginations. Weekly activities will help encourage and develop: self confidence, problem solving skills,...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Today to Sat 31 Dec

Organised race Events for all from 10 years and up! A great idea for a Winter evening and something which is competitive and Inside!. Races are organised for groups of 10 +. Available most evenings except Monday and Thursdays. Event duration 2 1/2 -...
Raceway 81, unit 81, Birtley Business Centre, Station Lane, Birtley, Durham DH3 1QT
Today to Sun 18 Dec

In a series of surprisingly cheery assemblage sculptures Belfast born artist Mark Clarke ponders the theme of life, love and loss. Using familiar mantlepiece ornaments, junk shop tat and car boot treasures, these poetic interpretations of the...
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Today to Sat 10 Dec

Celebrating Shakespeare in Words and Music. ‘If music be the food of love, play on’... To mark William Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary Samling Academy presents a programme of songs setting his timeless words to music. Directed by Samling Artist...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Today to Mon 16 Jan

Artur Pereira studied at the Oporto Conservatoire and won 1st Prize in the Maria Caroline Pimental Piano Competition. he went on to study in South Africa, and won the Stellenbock Concerto Competition. He has recently completed his doctorate at...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Wed 7 Dec

The Royal Ballet celebrates Peter Wright’s 90th birthday with his much-loved production of this beautiful ballet, dance to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score.  The Royal Ballet’s glorious production of The Nutcracker, created by Peter...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 8 Dec

The Teesdale Christmas Art Fair at The Witham will present an exciting opportunity to buy unique works of art created by some of the most exciting, regional fine artists just in time for Christmas. The inaugural Teesdale Christmas Art Fair will...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 8 Dec to Tue 20 Dec

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops. Suitable for over 16’s or under 16’s accompanied by an adult. £35 per person. To book contact bookings@aucklandcastle.org or call 01388 743 797
Auckland Castle Durham DL14 7NR
Thu 8 Dec

Join Assistant Curator of Fine Art, Bernadette Petti, to learn more about this rare and fascinating painting, which has been saved for the nation, and other associated artworks in this special display.
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Tue 22 Nov, Thu 8 Dec

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Hartlepool United FC in Hartlepool on December 8th 2016: Martin Mor - “Martin is the act that has influenced me the most, the UK comedy circuit would not be the same without him” - Frankie Boyle. “Extremely funny” -...
Hartlepool United FC, Victoria Park, Clarence Road, Hartlepool, Durham TS24 8BZ
Thu 8 Dec

Thinking about your Christmas party but don’t know where to go? Then bring your party to our party, inside our fantastic giant Nordic Tipi’s! A night of glitz & sparkle, festive feast, awesome disco tunes, fully stocked ‘Ice Cube’ bar & a visit from...
The Blacksmiths Arms, Preston Le Skerne, Newton Aycliffe, Durham DL5 6JH
Fri 9 Dec, Sat 10 Dec, Fri 16 Dec, Sat 17 Dec, Thu 22 Dec

Sands (Stillbirth & neonatal death charity) will be holding their annual candlelit Lights of Love event to provide an opportunity to remember babies and loved ones who are no longer with us. Lights of Love is a family friendly evening of...
St Barnabus Church, Bournmoor, Houghton-Le-Spring, Durham DH4 6EU
Fri 9 Dec

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops. Suitable for over 16’s or under 16’s accompanied by an adult. £20 per person. To book contact bookings@aucklandcastle.org or call 01388 743 797
Auckland Castle Durham DL14 7NR
Sat 10 Dec

Our annual Christmas celebration will run over two days this year. Face painting, crafts and a visit from Santa. Booking Essential, book your place to see Santa by phoning Aimee on 01388 528801. Booking Essential.
Bowlees Visitor Centre, Bowlees, Newbiggin in Teesdale, Durham DL12 0XF
Sat 10 Dec and Sun 11 Dec

Come along to our Cabaret Carols Party singing for us a section of newer children Christmas songs, songs from the Gift and some more traditional Carols are the children of Natural High a local performing arts group and the Rainbow Singers St. Paul...
St. Paul’s Centre Durham DL16 7LR
Sat 10 Dec

Join Lucie Whitmore to explore the links between conflict and women’s fashion. This talk will explore the experiences of women in wartime Britain, the changes in mourning dress, the growing practicality of women’s clothing and its balance between...
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Sat 10 Dec

Following our successful Christmas event last year come & join us again at our festive extravaganza on 11th. December. At this Christmas craft & gift event you will find a diverse range of items including wood turning, cosmetics, CD clocks, slate...
North Durham Academy, Stanley DH9 0TW
Sun 11 Dec

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Hole in the Wall in Darlington on December 12th 2016: Dave Johns - Star of Palme d’Or award winning film ’I, Daniel Blake’. “Dave Johns has a uncontrived manner and sense of fun on stage that most comics can only...
Hole in the Wall, Horesemarket, Darlington, Durham DL1 5PT
Mon 12 Dec

The Bowes Museum has several fine triptychs in its collection. Join artist Linda Birch to create your own folding set of three pictures based on the Christmas story
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Mon 12 Dec

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops. Suitable for over 16’s or under 16’s accompanied by an adult. £20 per person. To book contact bookings@aucklandcastle.org or call 01388 743 797
Auckland Castle Durham DL14 7NR
Tue 13 Dec

In typical style, Lee Nelson said of this show in Barnard Castle - "A unique opportunity to come and see me perform some brand new material in an intimate venue for not much money, before it’s any good." We are thrilled to be bringing Lee Nelson...
The Witham, 3 Horsemarket, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham DL12 8LY
Tue 13 Dec

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops. Suitable for over 16’s or under 16’s accompanied by an adult. £15 per person. To book contact bookings@aucklandcastle.org or call 01388 743 797
Auckland Castle Durham DL14 7NR
Tue 13 Dec

Make your own willow and rush Christmas stars, trees, reindeer, hearts & rings to take home in these fun and festive workshops. Suitable for over 16’s or under 16’s accompanied by an adult. £25 per person. To book contact...
Auckland Castle Durham DL14 7NR
Wed 14 Dec

EVENT: Meet the Author event with Costa and Yeovil short story prize winning writer Hazel Osmond. TIME: 2:00pm on Wednesday 14th December 2016 ABOUT: Hazel is a writer of short stories and romantic comedies. In 2008 she won the Woman & Home...
Barnard Castle Library, 2 Hall Street, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8JB
Wed 14 Dec

Welcome in the festive season with Richmond ladies’ choir, Musicality, for a celebration of Christmas music.  Under the musical direction of Gillian Ash, a professional musician and composer, the choir’s superb harmonies will guarantee...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Wed 14 Dec

Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London. One summer’s evening, two ageing writers,...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 15 Dec

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops. Suitable for over 16’s or under 16’s accompanied by an adult. £10 per person. To book contact bookings@aucklandcastle.org or call 01388 743 797
Auckland Castle Durham DL14 7NR
Thu 15 Dec

John Kirkpatrick continues his quest into the bizarre traditional rituals found in the folklore and folk music of England at Midwinter. From the magical songs of wassailing and wren hunting to stirring the fire and incessant feasting, John conjures...
Boldron Village Hall Durham DL12 9RF
Thu 15 Dec

A wee stretch of the legs along the coast with a ranger. Walk along the beach from Nose’s Point to Hawthorn Hive for mince pies and mulled wine to warm the soul before heading back along the cliff-tops. Approx. 2.5 miles. Booking Essential....
Durham Coast
Fri 16 Dec

Get ready to party in style at recently opened late night bar, Missoula, hosts Capital Radio’s Roman Kemp for an exciting DJ set that will see him perform an unmissable mix of songs! What’s more, this provides the perfect excuse to enjoy some of the...
Missoula Durham DH1 1SQ
Sat 17 Dec

A wide array of fabulous food and creative crafts will be on offer at the popular Christmas Market. Cost includes museum entry, so visitors can enjoy the wide range of exhibitions, activities and seasonal entertainment on offer inside. Santa and...
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Sat 17 Dec and Sun 18 Dec

Make your own willow and rush Christmas stars, trees, reindeer, hearts & rings to take home in these fun and festive workshops. Suitable for over 16’s or under 16’s accompanied by an adult. £25 per person. To book contact...
Auckland Castle Durham DL14 7NR
Sat 17 Dec

Enjoy a fascinating gallery talk by the Museum’s curator of ceramics, Dr Howard Coutts, who will focus on the current display, Dining with the Bowes in the 18th Century.
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Fri 25 Nov, Sat 17 Dec

Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Forum in Darlington on January 14th 2017: Eddy Brimson - “Brimson manipulates the mixture of laughs and pseudo-shock masterfully… as the philosopher once said: ‘It’s the way you tell ‘em’ - and Brimson certainly...
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington, Durham DL1 1SG
Sat 17 Dec


The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Mon 19 Dec to Wed 21 Dec

Support The Witham and dance the night away. Booking in advance is essential. Live Ceilidh Band. Hog Roast. Fizz & Fireworks at midnight. Live Party Band
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Sat 31 Dec and Sun 1 Jan

Craftspeople of the North East is an exhibition of contemporary photography featuring portraits of eminent craftspeople from the North East of England. Craftspeople of the North East is an uplifting and optimistic exhibition to welcome in the new...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 5 Jan 17 to Sat 28 Jan

Prepare for the grand tour - 1837-1901! For some, Victorian Values represented the rewards of hard work and industry, for others the daily struggle to survive. For everyone the music hall provided the light relief and satirical edge that made life...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Sat 7 Jan 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Hole in the Wall in Darlington on January 9th 2017: Carl Hutchinson - “Effortlessly hilarious. He captivates the audience with his perfectly timed suspenseful silences and plain-talking sense-making” - ???? - Three...
Hole in the Wall, Horesemarket, Darlington, Durham DL1 5PT
Mon 9 Jan 17

Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in this groundbreaking production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran. On a distant island a man waits. Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Wed 11 Jan 17

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. Oscar and Bafta award winning film. The Boston Globe...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 12 Jan 17

An in-focus display of outstanding artworks from The Bowes Museum’s own collection, highlighting the Founder’s interest in Napoleon and his times.
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Sat 14 Jan 17 to Tue 14 Mar

Join the Museum’s Exhibitions Manager, George Harris, for an introduction to the current exhibition Mark Clarke: The Objects are Talking to Me
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Thu 19 Jan, Fri 10 Feb

13 years ago Jim Moray released an album that changed the way people perceived, played and presented English folk music. Sweet England arrived at a time when, with just a few notable exceptions, traditional music was performed much as it had been in...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Fri 20 Jan 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on January 20th 2017: Carl Hutchinson - “Effortlessly hilarious. He captivates the audience with his perfectly timed suspenseful silences and plain-talking sense-making” - ???? - Three...
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, Durham DL14 7NP
Fri 20 Jan 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Inside Out in Darlington on January 25th 2017: Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey? (Tour warm-up) As seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Celebrity Juice, Hebburn, Live At The Apollo and various newspapers when he...
Seen, Beaumont Street, Darlington, Durham DL1 5SB
Wed 25 Jan 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Cornerhouse in Crook on January 26th 2017: George Rigden - “Rigden is the result of a genetic mash-up between Mitch Benn and Tim Key, perhaps with a few strands of Ricky Gervais’s DNA thrown in... Very funny stuff”...
Cornerhouse Bar & Kitchen, 60-61 Hope Street, Crook, Durham DL15 9HU
Thu 26 Jan 17

Join Dr Howard Coutts, the Museum’s curator of ceramics, for a fascinating gallery about the current display, Dining with the Bowes in the 18th Century.
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Fri 27 Jan, Fri 24 Feb

Need to declutter? Want to turn your goods into cash ? Stalls are NOW AVAILABLE to book for our DARLINGTON mum2mum Market. As a seller you can sell any good quality nearly new baby, children’s and maternity items. So why not have a clear out...
Longfield Academy of Sports Durham DL3 0HT
Sat 28 Jan 17

A hilarious new show of heart-felt personal revelations and incisive cultural observations from stand-up Lucy Porter. Lucy will cover some or all of the following: censorship, generational conflict, theological ethics, home-brewing, quizzing,...
BARNARD CASTLE THE WITHAM Durham DL12 8LY
Sat 28 Jan 17

A hilarious new show of heart-felt personal revelations and incisive cultural observations from stand-up Lucy Porter. Lucy Porter will cover some or all of the following: censorship,generational conflict, theological ethics, home-brewing, quizzing,...
The Witham, 3 Horsemarket, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, DL12 8LY
Sat 28 Jan 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Turbinia in Newton Aycliffe on February 1st 2017: Dan Nightingale - “Nightingale can make just about anything funny. He’s lightning-quick” - Time Out. “Magnetic, Entertaining and wonderfully funny” - Three...
The Turbinia, Sid Chaplin Drive, Newton Aycliffe, Durham DL5 7PA
Wed 1 Feb 17

At a time of the year when people are turning their attention to matters of the heart, Romance and Roses is an exhibition that draws upon artists’ interpretations of love and romance. Romance and Roses is an exhibition that draws upon...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 2 Feb 17 to Sat 25 Feb

Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 2 Feb 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Forum in Darlington on February 4th 2017: Ian Cognito - “When a comedian can transform rage into humour without diluting their passion, the result is always riveting. Share his inspired madness” - The...
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington, Durham DL1 1SG
Sat 4 Feb 17

Popular UK author Ingrid Sylvestre will be telling stories featuring her famous giraffe family, The Neckmans!
Botanic Garden, Durham University, Hollingside Lane, South Road, Durham City. DH1 3TN
Sun 5 Feb 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Hole in the Wall in Darlington on February 13th 2017: Seymour Mace - Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee 2015. “It’s a shambles, but it’s brilliantly put together... Seymour Mace deserves not to be niche. He is...
Hole in the Wall, Horesemarket, Darlington, Durham DL1 5PT
Mon 13 Feb 17

The Teesdale Business Awards return to The Witham this year for a celebration of all that is good in Teesdale Businesses and Community Groups. The work of individuals as well as the collective work of organisations in celebrated in this unique event...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Wed 15 Feb 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Seen in Darlington on February 15th 2017: Steffen Peddie: 99 Problems and The Chips Still Aint One Last year Steffen Peddie undertook his first tour, with a show that’s a step away from the normal stand-up shows....
Seen, Beaumont Street, Darlington, Durham DL1 5SB
Wed 15 Feb 17

Gemma Arterton is Joan of Arc, broadcast live from the Donmar Warehouse. Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. As one of the first Protestants...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 16 Feb 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on February 17th 2017: Daliso Chaponda - “Full of extravagant gestures and impassioned speeches. He inspires whoops and cheers from his watchers. Highly recommended” - BBC. “A stand up...
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, Durham DL14 7NP
Fri 17 Feb 17

BIFF, BANG, POW! A Charity Concert will be held at Durham Gala Theatre in February to raise funds for one of the best-loved hospices in the Durham area – St Cuthbert’s Hospice, Durham. The show will feature two popular local bands – The Fix and...
Durham Gala Theatre DH1 1WA
Tue 21 Feb 17

This year is the 125th Anniversary of The Bowes Museum opening. Come and join in a variety of fun drop in activities for all the family and help us celebrate in style! Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Tue 21 Feb 17

Jay returns with a selection of wonderful creatures including tarantulas, snakes and scorpions! During this bookable workshop children will be able to handle the animals and learn interesting facts about these marvellous creatures before creating...
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Thu 23 Feb 17 and Fri 24 Feb

A musical adventure for 3 - 7 year olds. A highly visual show, with puppetry, live music, circus and movement. Created in 2005 by Artistic Director Hayli Clifton, French company Compagnie Animotion has a record of high quality, outstanding visual...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Fri 24 Feb 17

Celebrate 70 years of the Royal Ballet landmark production and enter an enchanted world of princesses, fairy godmothers and magical spells. A perennial delight and a much-loved classic, The Royal Ballet’s, The Sleeping Beauty combines the...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Tue 28 Feb 17

Escape to the sea in an exhibition that invites the viewer to immerse one’s self in all of the perspective shifting drama, fun and frolics that are enjoyed beside the sea. Indulge your senses, and dare to dream of the sea whilst our days are...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 2 Mar 17 to Sat 25 Mar

An infectious blend of folk from around the world . “The only band to have been asked back 8 times consecutively – because they’re so good!” Swaledale Festival. Taking the audience on a musical journey around the World, English instrumental...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Fri 3 Mar 17

Artisian bespoke craft fairs from selected crafters around the north east
Alington House Durham DH1 3ET
Sat 4 Mar 17

From award-winning director Phil Grabsky comes this fresh new look at arguably the world’s favourite artist – through his own words. Using letters and other private writings I, Claude Monet reveals new insight into the man who not only painted the...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Tue 7 Mar 17

Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free...Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 9 Mar 17

Oysterband from a different angle…  By popular demand, Oysters 3 take to the road again in 2017. John Jones, Alan Prosser and Ian Telfer, the three founder members and creative heart of folk-rock legends Oysterband, invite you to an evening of...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Fri 10 Mar 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Hole in the Wall in Darlington on March 13th 2017: Allyson June Smith - Multiple Canadian Comedy Award nominee. “Ultra likeable and versatile” - Now Magazine Toronto. “Yet another hilarious Canadian with great hair” -...
Hole in the Wall, Horesemarket, Darlington, Durham DL1 5PT
Mon 13 Mar 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Seen in Darlington on March 15th 2017: Stuart Goldsmith: Compared To What Fresh from appearances on ’Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central’ (Comedy Central), ’As Yet Untitled’ (Dave), and...
Seen, Beaumont Street, Darlington, Durham DL1 5SB
Wed 15 Mar 17

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on March 17th 2017: Steve Shanyaski - “One of my favourite comedians” - Jason Manford. “Uproariously funny” - Chortle Harriet Kemsley - “A hilarious combination of bashful and weird” -...
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, Durham DL14 7NP
Fri 17 Mar 17

We are back at the Northern Echo Arena in Darlington, and this time, for TWO days! We have a jam packed weekend for you to enjoy, with three floors with over 60 wedding suppliers to meet, workshops to creating stunning projects, finding advice...
Northern Echo Arena, Neasham Road, Darlington, Durham DL2 1DL
Sat 18 Mar 17 and Sun 19 Mar

Silversmith Les Howe and his wife Vivienne, an artist and card designer will be demonstrating their skills in the garden. Les takes much of his inspiration from the History of Durham, in particular St Cuthbert and the Lindisfarne Gospels. Viv...
Botanic Garden, Durham University, Hollingside Lane, South Road, Durham City. DH1 3TN
Sat 18 Mar 17 and Sun 19 Mar

The Owl and the Pussycat are surprised when a storm sweeps them out the window, SPLASH! On to an unexpected voyage to a curious land! The Owl and the Pussycat live in a dull and dusty world, so imagine how shocked and surprised they are when a...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Sat 18 Mar 17

Need to declutter? Want to turn your goods into cash ? Stalls are NOW AVAILABLE to book for our DARLINGTON mum2mum Market. As a seller you can sell any good quality nearly new baby, children’s and maternity items. So why not have a clear out...
Longfield Academy of Sports Durham DL3 0HT
Sat 18 Mar 17

A story American Impressionism. Following the smash hit Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse from Season 3 of EXHIBITION ON SCREEN comes a new film based on the hugely popular exhibition ‘The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Tue 21 Mar 17

Watercolourists Michael Farmer, Jenny Ulyatt, and Sarah Hill present an exhibition of refreshing watercolour paintings that delight in the colour, light and shape that occur naturally around them. Durham artists Sarah Hill and Jenny Ulyatt paint...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 30 Mar 17 to Wed 12 Apr

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking  story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband. Much-loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the title role for the first time...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 30 Mar 17

Artisian bespoke craft fair from selected crafters from around the north east.
Alington House Durham DH1 3ET
Sat 1 Apr 17

George Balanchine’s timeless evocation of the brilliance and sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds. George Balanchine’s evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic. The French Romantic music of Fauré...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Tue 11 Apr 17

Chantel McGregor. Artists performing: Chantel McGregor.: Tickets avaiable.
Gala Theatre, Durham DH1 1WA
Thu 13 Apr 17

Celebrate Easter in this fun packed day by taking part in lots of drop-in craft activities for all ages, and an Easter themed trail. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.
The Bowes Museum Durham DL12 8NP
Fri 14 Apr 17

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN’s newest film lets viewers explore the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition which brought Hieronymus Bosch masterpieces from around the world back to his hometown in the Netherlands. Hieronymus Bosch – Visions of Genius at the Het...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Tue 18 Apr 17

Julius Caesar begins the Roman series, with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence in a race to claim the empire, after the all-conquering Caesar returns from war. Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Wed 26 Apr 17

Artisian bespoke craft fair from selected crtafters around the north east
Witham Hall Barnard Castle Durham DL12 8LY
Sat 29 Apr 17

Artisian bespoke craft fairs from selected crafters from around the north east
Alington House Durham DH1 3ET
Sat 13 May 17

Artisan bespoke craft fair from selected crafters from around the north east
Witham Hall Barnard Castle Durham DL12 8LY
Sat 20 May 17

Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends. Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends. Following...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Wed 24 May 17

Fields and Hedgerows is an art exhibition inspired by the magical discovery of the natural world. This joyful group show features images of animals and insects that might be found in Teesdale fields and hedgerows. With the coming of spring and the...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thu 25 May 17 to Sat 17 Jun

Northern Echo Arena, the home of Darlington Mowden Park will welcome UB40 on Sunday 28 May 2017 as part of the band’s summer Grandslam UK Tour. UB40 - featuring original members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue – backed by one of the best...
The Northern Echo Arena, NEasham Road, Darlington, Durham DL2 1DL
Sun 28 May 17

UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey with Level 42, The Original Wailers and Raging Fyah. Artists performing: UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey.: Tickets avaiable.
Northern Echo Arena, Darlington, Durham DL2 1DL
Sun 28 May 17

Artisan bespoke craft fair from selected crafters from around the north east
Alington House Durham DH1 3ET
Sat 3 Jun 17


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